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What leadership roles or volunteer experiences have been important to you during your time at Maryland?
In my two years at UMD, I have served as the Treasurer of the School of Public Policy Environmental Council, Alumni Board & Graduate Public Affairs Council liasion for the Policy Student Government Association, and have worked as a volunteer consultant for the Wildlife Trust of India. I am also very proud to have been part of the team which planned and executed the Climate Action 2016 summit in May 2016.
Why did you choose to attend the University of Maryland, what makes this place special to you and what is your favorite part of being a Terp?
I chose to attend UMD because of the School of Public Policy's faculty expertise in climate change, the issue I'm most passionate about. UMD is special because of it's diversity and the energy that radiates from so many thoughful, talented young people pursuing their passions. My favorite part of being a Terp is making friends and having deep discussions with people from China, India, Chile, and many other places throughout the world.
How will you make a positive difference in the world?
I will make a positive difference in the world by pursuing a career in environmental policy in the federal government. At a time when environmental problems are increasingly complex and global in nature, having dedicated leaders in the federal government is crucial, and I aspire to uphold the important work of the EPA or other federal agencies.
What is your major, minor, class and graduation year?
I am a Master of Public Policy student specializing in Environmental Policy. I will graduate in May 2017.
What is your Hometown?
I was born in Rockville, MD, and grew up in Ocean View, DE.